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FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

EU. Union List of Authorised Substances: Annex I, Plastics Food Contact Regulation 10/2011/EU, as amended by Regulation 2020/1245/EU, 3 September 2020

This list contains the Union list of authorised monomers, other starting substances, macromolecules obtained from microbial fermentation, additives and polymer production aids. It is taken from Annex I of the Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Last updated 19 August 2022. Database contains 1072 unique substances/entries.
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1060
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Only to be used at room temperature or below in contact with foods for which Table 2 of Annex III assigns food simulant E.
The seed hulls shall be obtained from sunflower seeds that are fit for human consumption.
The processing temperature of the plastic containing the additive shall not exceed 240 °C.
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232-536-8
9000-30-0
544
58400
yes
no
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232-519-5
9000-01-5
541
58480
yes
no
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203-838-7
111-14-8
259
58720
yes
no
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234-448-5
12004-14-7
598
41600
yes
no
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200-311-3
57-09-0
104
58960
yes
no
6 mg/kg
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202-905-8
100-97-0
196
18670
59280
yes
no
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205-550-7
142-62-1
329
59360
yes
no
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606-340-1
19569-21-2
627
59760
yes
no
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231-595-7
7647-01-0
507
59990
yes
no
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789
60027
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Average molecular weight not less than 440 Da.
Viscosity at 100 °C not less than 3,8 cSt (3,8 × 10-6 m2/s).
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811-989-0
12072-90-1
600
60030
yes
no
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602-916-1
12304-65-3
604
60080
yes
no
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618-410-9
9005-27-0
565
61120
yes
no
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618-387-5
9004-62-0
558
60560
yes
no
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618-528-0
9032-42-2
576
60880
yes
no
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609-415-7
37353-59-6
686
61390
yes
no
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618-565-2
9049-76-7
579
61800
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no
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618-388-0
9004-64-2
559
61680
yes
no
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228-601-5
6303-21-5
494
62140
yes
no
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215-570-8
1332-37-2
409
62240
yes
no
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235-798-1
12751-22-3
607
62245
yes
no
Only to be used in PET polymers and copolymers
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200-857-2
75-28-5
1069
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no
Only to be used as a blowing agent.
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695-178-5
9044-17-1
577
62280
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201-142-8
78-78-4
143
62450
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8001-39-6
525
62640
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A clay that is essentially kaolinite, a hydrated aluminum silicate. It has a high fusion point and is the most refractory of all clays.
310-194-1
1332-58-7
410
62720
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Particles can be thinner than 100 nm only if incorporated at a quantity of less than 12 % w/w in an ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer (EVOH) inner layer of a multi- layer structure, in which the layer in direct contact with the food provides a functional barrier preventing migration of particles into the food.
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The product of high temperature calcination (above 450°C (842°F)) of naturally occurring kaolin, a hydrated aluminum silicate, resulting in the evolution of water and the formation of new substances depending upon the calcination temperatures employed.
296-473-8
92704-41-1
753
62800
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no
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201-766-0
87-69-4
161
92160
yes
no
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200-018-0
50-21-5
99
19460
62960
yes
no
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205-316-4
138-22-7
322
63040
yes
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205-582-1
143-07-7
330
63280
19470
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The complex combination of diglycerides of fatty acids linked to the choline ester of phosphoric acid.
232-307-2
8002-43-5
528
63760
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204-649-2
123-76-2
299
63840
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209-180-7
557-59-5
350
63920
yes
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617-129-9
8062-15-5
540
63940
yes
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0.24 mg/kg
Only to be used as dispersant for plastics dispersions.
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200-470-9
60-33-3
112
64015
yes
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233-822-5
10377-51-2
588
64320
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62
64500
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215-170-3
1309-42-8
396
64640
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215-171-9
1309-48-4
397
64720
yes
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442-650-1
56450-90-9
685
85950
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0.15 mg/kg
SML expressed as fluoride.
Only to be used in layers of multi-layer materials not coming into direct contact with food.
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203-742-5
110-16-7
248
19540
64800
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607-789-6
25736-61-2
642
64990
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The fraction with molecular weight below 1000 Da shall not exceed 0,05 % (w/w).
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230-022-8
6915-15-7
499
19965
65020
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In case of use as a monomer only to be used as a co-monomer in aliphatic polyesters up to maximum level of 1 % on a molar basis.
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205-503-0
141-82-2
328
65040
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231-869-6
7773-01-5
520
65120
yes
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12626-88-9
606
65200
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233-143-4
10043-84-2
586
65280
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no
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234-378-5
11129-60-5
594
65360
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